PRS Europe 2024 to set a new record

Over 450 exhibitors in 4 Halls at the world’s largest event dedicated to plastics recycling

The Plastics Recycling Show Europe (PRS Europe), the global exhibition and conference dedicated to plastics recycling in Europe and beyond returns to the RAI Amsterdam, The Netherlands on 19-20 June 2024. The event will take place across four halls at the RAI (Halls 9-12) for the first time, featuring a record 450 exhibiting companies and organisations.

“PRS Europe 2024 is set to be bigger and better event than ever and we expect a record number visitors to join us from around the world at the RAI, Amsterdam this summer,” says Matt Barber, Global Events Director at Crain Communications. “We have a great mix of long-established and first-time exhibitors, with over one hundred companies exhibiting at PRS Europe for the first time this year.”

“PRS Europe is an unmissable event for the industry in Europe, attracting each actor of the plastics recycling value chain,” says Ton Emans, Plastics Recyclers Europe President. “It is the perfect platform to explore cutting-edge technical innovations, track commercial developments, and stay up to date with the legislative landscape for plastics circularity.”

Conference sessions held across two theatres will cover the latest political, legislative, market and technological developments in plastics recycling. Key topics will include the future of plastic recycling in Europe, market analysis and forecasts, and in-depth analysis of the EU legislative landscape. The programme will also include sessions on: strategies for enhancing and harmonising collection and sorting, verification of recyclability and measures to achieve recycled content targets. In parallel, panel discussions will examine ways to boost the transparent use of plastic, advance plastics recycling globally and explore the complementarity of mechanical and chemical recycling. Dedicated materials focus sessions will tackle the challenges, issues and opportunities in the recycling of PET, polyolefin films, PVC, HDPE, PP and ELV & WEEE.

The winners the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2024 will be announced at the event on 20 June. The seven award categories are Automotive, Electrical or Electronic Product; Building & Construction Product; Household & Leisure Product, Plastic Packaging Product, Product Technology Innovation, Recycling Machinery Innovation and Plastics Recycling Ambassador. Drawn from across the whole plastics value chain in Europe, all the finalists will be showcased in the exhibition. All of the shortlisted products and projects are made in Europe and every product contains a minimum of 50% recycled plastics.

Organised jointly by Crain Communications and Plastics Recyclers Europe, the free-to-attend Plastics Recycling Show Europe is designed specifically for plastics recycling professionals. It brings together key players from the plastics and recycling sectors to showcase innovative technology, share best practices, network and do business. A broad cross-section of the industry is represented at the event including plastics recycling machinery and equipment suppliers, plastic material suppliers and compounders, pre-processors, mechanical and chemical plastics recyclers, waste management specialists and industry associations. In 2023 PRS Europe attracted a record number of more than 8,500 visitors from across Europe and more than 80 different countries internationally.

Poly to Poly is PRS Europe 2024’s platinum event sponsor, EREMA is gold sponsor and Avient, Axens, BASF. Chemical Market Analytics, Dow, Eastman Chemical, Kraton Polymers, Milliken, Neste, SK Functional Polymer and Trinseo are silver sponsors. PRS Europe’s international event supporters include ADUPI, the Indonesian Plastics Recycling Association, Indonesian Plastic Recyclers, The Alliance to End Plastic Waste and the British Plastics Federation.

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